Venezuela time zone change postponed to end of year

Olson, Arthur David (NIH/NCI) [E] olsona at
Thu Sep 27 21:45:20 UTC 2007

2007h should appear Monday.


-----Original Message-----
From: Deborah Goldsmith [mailto:goldsmit at]
Sent: Thu 9/27/2007 4:43 PM
To: tz at
Subject: Re: Venezuela time zone change postponed to end of year
So, is there any chance we can get the change for Brazil in a 2007h,  
while Venezuela is making up its mind? I'd like to get the change for  
Brazil into Mac OS X 10.5, and time is running out...


On Sep 27, 2007, at 1:34 PM, Paul Eggert wrote:

> Alex Krivenyshev <worldtimezone at> writes:
>> Time Zone change in Venezuela (GMT -04:30) will be postponed for  
>> 2-3 weeks ...
> A more-recent story has Venezuela changing "at midnight of December
> 31, or the following morning", which is a bit vague, but sounds like
> the switch is currently planned for at 2008-01-01 00:00 local time.
> See:
> Kiraz Janicke, "Crazy" time change for Venezuela sets clocks back to
> 1964, <> (2007-09-25).
> Reuters reported that the change will occur "in January".  It also
> reported that when Chavez first made the announcement, he told
> Venezuelans to move their clocks forward, even though that would have
> put them at -03:30 rather than the desired -04:30.  No wonder
> everybody was confused.

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